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Vintagge Living: Creating a Beautiful Home with Treasured Objects from the Past

Bob Richter

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 224

  • Publisher: Rizzoli

  • Date Published: Mar 2019

  • Stock Code: 40705

  • ISBN: 9780847865314

  • Binding: Hardback

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 Bob Richter has been thrifting and collecting vintage treasures for more than forty years, since the age of six. With a true passion for antiques, or any object with a past and a story, Richter speaks to our desire to surround ourselves with belongings that impart beauty and meaning to our lives. Drawing on his years of experience as a stylist and interior designer, Richter takes us through a trove of beautiful historic homes, illustrating how to live stylishly with our vintage finds and collections (hint: buy what you love, express yourself, and don t be afraid to mix periods!). A celebration of the art of thrifting and decorating with antiques of every era, Vintage Living is a full-service guide to treasure hunting, from flea markets, antique shows, and estate sales to country auctions, yard sales and the on-line marketplace. Richter also imparts hard-won practical tips, such as how best to negotiate and haggle. With chapters on vintage entertaining and cooking; vintage holiday decor for all seasons (including Valentine s Day, Easter, and Halloween among others); giving vintage gifts; embracing vintage ways (write letters, repurpose and recycle); and caring for your old treasures, this bible of vintage living will inspire you to take a personal and creative approach to your decor.

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